(Al*lon"y*mous) a. Published under the name of some one other than the author.
(Al*loo") v. t. or i. [See Halloo.] To incite dogs by a call; to halloo. [Obs.]
(Al"lo*path) n. [Cf. F. allopathe.] An allopathist. Ed. Rev.
(Al`lo*path"ic) a. [Cf. F. allopathique.] Of or pertaining to allopathy.
(Al`lo*path"ic*al*ly) adv. In a manner conformable to allopathy; by allopathic methods.
(Al*lop"a*thist) n. One who practices allopathy; one who professes allopathy.
(Al*lop"a*thy) n. [Gr. other + suffering, to suffer: cf. G. allopathie, F. allopathie. See Pathos.]
That system of medical practice which aims to combat disease by the use of remedies which produce
effects different from those produced by the special disease treated; a term invented by Hahnemann
to designate the ordinary practice, as opposed to homeopathy.
(Al`lo*phyl"ic Al`lo*phyl"i*an) a. [Gr. of another tribe; other + class or tribe.] Pertaining to a
race or a language neither Aryan nor Semitic. J. Prichard.
(Al"lo*quy) n. [L. alloquim, fr. alloqui.] A speaking to another; an address. [Obs.]
(Al*lot") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Allotted; p. pr. & vb. n. Allotting.] [OF. aloter, F. allotir; a (L. ad) +
lot lot. See Lot.]
1. To distribute by lot.
2. To distribute, or parcel out in parts or portions; or to distribute to each individual concerned; to assign
as a share or lot; to set apart as one's share; to bestow on; to grant; to appoint; as, let every man be contented
with that which Providence allots him.
Ten years I will allot to the attainment of knowledge.
(Al"lo*the*ism) n. [Gr. other + god.] The worship of strange gods. Jer. Taylor.
(Al*lot"ment) n. [Cf. OF. alotement, F. allotement.]
1. The act of allotting; assignment.
2. That which is allotted; a share, part, or portion granted or distributed; that which is assigned by lot, or
by the act of God; anything set apart for a special use or to a distinct party.
The alloments of God and nature.
A vineyard and an allotment for olives and herbs.
3. (law) The allowance of a specific amount of scrip or of a particular thing to a particular person.
Cottage allotment, an allotment of a small portion of land to a country laborer for garden cultivation.